From carbon ambition to delivery

From carbon ambition to delivery

Having set aggressive decarbonisation targets, companies now face the challenge of executing at pace during a time of unprecedented turbulence.
Vietnam can emulate Japan’s circular economy vision

Vietnam can emulate Japan’s circular economy vision

Vietnam has set clear dual growth goals of becoming a high-income country by 2045 and meeting carbon neutrality by 2050.
Paying closer attention to low carbon-emitting groups

Paying closer attention to low carbon-emitting groups

Paying attention to reducing greenhouse gases will be an urgent requirement for enterprises in Vietnam, in the context that the government is eager to issue policies to realise the commitment to reach net zero.
Institutions gearing up for green growth revolution

Institutions gearing up for green growth revolution

Asia’s demand for carbon offsets is increasing as more global supply chains, manufacturing, and banking sectors attempt to reduce their carbon impact – in which Vietnam may be the ideal location for a green investment wave.
Masan High-Tech Materials begins journey towards carbon neutrality

Masan High-Tech Materials begins journey towards carbon neutrality

Masan High-Tech Materials Corporation has set a clear course and ambitious goals towards carbon neutrality and climate protection.
A win-win situation for greenhouse gas emission cuts

A win-win situation for greenhouse gas emission cuts

Enterprises operating in Vietnam still have opportunities to pay for carbon value or ecology services voluntarily via partnerships with forest owners. These initiatives will provide win-win prospects for domestic enterprises and smallholder forest owners in the effort to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
The guiding principles in leading the carbon transition

The guiding principles in leading the carbon transition

The carbon transition is accelerating, and every company needs to play a role. The pandemic has intensified the race against climate change, renewing focus on such critical efforts by drastically cutting greenhouse gas emissions to reach 50-per-cent reduction by 2030 and net-zero by 2050.
Waiting for forest zoning and carbon credit generation

Waiting for forest zoning and carbon credit generation

Forest zoning for generation and trade of carbon credits is considered an important solution to create abundant carbon storage in Vietnam as well as establish favourable conditions for enterprises to negotiate selling prices.
Building regional strategies for carbon credits in forestry

Building regional strategies for carbon credits in forestry

Vietnam’s forestry system is available for building regional planning in service of exploiting forest carbon credit.
Utilising carbon trading exchange for benefit of all

Utilising carbon trading exchange for benefit of all

Deploying a pilot carbon trade exchange will create a foundation for establishing an official trade exchange, which is expected to start towards the end of the decade. Vu Trung Kien, director of Tan Nguyen JSC – the builder of the SETS - Smart Emission Trading System – talked with VIR’s Kim Oanh about the potential of this sector.
HSBC to phase out coal funding on shareholder pressure

HSBC to phase out coal funding on shareholder pressure

HSBC bank on Thursday unveiled plans to phase out financing of the coal industry over the next two decades, bowing to shareholder pressure to do more to tackle global warming.
Unilever to eliminate fossil fuels in cleaning products by 2030

Unilever to eliminate fossil fuels in cleaning products by 2030

Unilever, a leading manufacturer of cleaning and laundry products, has announced fully replacing carbon fossil fuels in its cleaning and laundry products.
Apple pledges to be fully carbon neutral by 2030

Apple pledges to be fully carbon neutral by 2030

Apple pledged Tuesday to be carbon neutral across its entire business, including its manufacturing supply chain, by 2030, in a stepped up push to fight climate change.
JTI Vietnam aims at Net Zero carbon emissions

JTI Vietnam aims at Net Zero carbon emissions

JTI Vietnam places its sustainable development strategy 2020 at the heart of its business strategy developing a program to demonstrate and convey its social responsibility and environmental protection performance
Applying carbon credit in solid waste treatment

Applying carbon credit in solid waste treatment

The MoC held a consultation workshop on applying a carbon credit system in the management of urban solid waste.
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